Aug. 31, 2012 05:30 PM
As Lafayette‘s mid-year residential real estate report shows, the Hub City‘s housing market is going gangbusters. August 31, 2012Steven HebertThe turnaround in our local real estate market is nothing short of dramatic. We‘re seeing year-over-year ...
July 25, 2012 06:07 PM
Occupancy rates continue to soar in Lafayette‘s retail scene, but a lack of new construction puts us at risk of halting progress. By Ryan PécotJuly 26, 2012 Year over year same store sales comparisons are the standard barometer used by retailers ...
May 30, 2012 06:00 AM
For the first quarter, sales are up and look to stay that way. For four years now, real estate practitioners in and around Lafayette have been looking for signs of our market improving. Minor ups and downs and a tax credit here and there have provided ...
April 25, 2012 06:00 AM
On May 17, LEDA will unveil its first-ever Economic Performance Index, pulling 1,500 data points into 15 key statistics to help your business succeed. If you check Wikipedia for the definition of a dashboard report, this is what you'll find: a management ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
Launched by the Lafayette chamber, INNOV8 is designed to expand our creative economy. Launched by the Lafayette chamber, INNOV8 is designed to expand our creative economy.I admit it. I'm a geek for public policy discussion and debates. The few TV ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
Professionals win points while amateurs simply beat themselves. The same applies to investing. In 1975, Charles Ellis wrote a wonderful paper titled "The Loser's Game." He observed how very difficult it was to be a successful investor, much less "beat ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
Local experts build up Lafayette's industrial, office, retail and multi-family sectors. Thanks to the Realtors' Commercial Alliance and numerous corporate sponsors, Acadiana now has its own commercial symposium, which means local commercial brokers ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
The free ride for e-commerce may be over soon. The daily grind of lawmaking will commence once the gavel comes down in legislative chambers March 12, but debate has already begun on the budget submitted last month by Gov. Jindal. It seeks to cut a projected ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
Gold is the ultimate insurance policy to protect against the ongoing decline of the dollar. What's up with all of the schlock adds on TV exhorting you to buy gold? Where were they 10 years ago when gold was still languishing at under $300 per ounce? Gold ...

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